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Stitch Fix Shares Climb in Debut After Disappointing IPO

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Shares of Stitch Fix traded higher in their market debut after the pricing of the fashion startup's initial shares fell short of expectations in a setback for the initial public offering market.

Abercrombie, Foot Locker Return Some Luster to Apparel Sellers

Specialty retailers, including Abercrombie & Fitch and Foot Locker, gave some hope to investors that their businesses were evolving with the times, providing a reprieve after a sluggish start to the year as they warned that changes in shoppers' habits would hurt profits.

Diageo Sues 'King of Good Times' for Alleged Breach of Contract

Diageo is suing Vijay Mallya for allegedly breaching a deal struck last year to cut ties with its India unit in return for millions of dollars, the latest twist in a yearslong saga between the Indian billionaire and the world's largest liquor maker.

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VW Accelerates Electric Car Effort With $40 Billion Investment

Volkswagen plans to invest around $40 billion over the next five years to develop electric vehicles, self-driving cars and Uber-like mobility app services in the clearest sign yet that auto makers are betting the future of their industry on the new technology.

Wells Fargo Executive Fired After Complaining About Regulators

Wells Fargo fired its head of consumer lending because of disparaging remarks he made about the regulatory system to a previously terminated senior employee.

EA Pulls Microtransactions From 'Star Wars Battlefront II' After Backlash

Electronic Arts halted in-game sales of virtual goods in its sequel to "Star Wars Battlefront" on the eve of the game's launch, bowing to pressure from customers fearing big spenders could gain an unfair edge.

Vox Media Editorial Staffers to Unionize

Editorial staffers at Vox Media have voted to unionize, making it the latest digital publisher to see its workforce organize amid a tougher online advertising landscape.

How GE Can Win Back Investors

A strong market for industrial assets gives GE a chance to win investors back after the company's dividend cut.

Google to Double Presence in Japan

Alphabet's Google plans to move in 2019 to a new Tokyo office big enough to double its staff to ride a wave of technology investment in Asia and challenge Amazon.com and Microsoft.

Delta, JetBlue Battle for Boston Fliers

JetBlue Airways and Delta Air Lines are ramping up a turf war in Boston. A diverse economy and high concentration of business fliers are spurring airlines to expand at Boston's Logan International Airport, which generates outsize revenue for its size.

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November 17, 2017 13:15 ET (18:15 GMT)